Cycling For Women - The Essential Guide

Clock10:00, Thursday 23rd February 2023

Women's cycling is thriving with more women's races, more women being paid for cycling and generally more women are on bikes than ever before! But cycling for us ladies isn't always an easy ride so Manon talks to three cycling pros to get their advice and tips for getting into cycling as a woman 👩

0:00 - Intro
1:12 - Getting started
3:16 - Saddle health
4:36 - Cycling on your period
7:51 - Building confidence
9:31 - How to make it fun!
10:14 - Toilet stops
12:57 - Getting into racing

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